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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Toulouse, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Spring - Short-term, Summer
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Summer 2020 02/15/2020 ** N/A TBA TBA

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: Good Standing Language of Instruction: English, French
Program Type: GSU Program Director: Emily Caskey
Sponsoring College: J. Mack Robinson College of Business Sponsoring Department: Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, International Business, Managerial Sciences, Marketing
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Credit Level: Graduate Credit, Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
Toulouse Business School Exchange

Program Director: Emily Caskey | RCBexchange@gsu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

Students interested in applying should click the Apply Now button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Students are required to meet with the program director as part of their application and this must be complete prior to the application deadline.

Toulouse, France by Night Toulouse is France’s fourth largest city and its second largest university city. With the Airbus Group headquartered in Toulouse, the city is well known for being the European aerospace capital! It is also home to the largest cancer research center in Europe. Toulouse Business School (TBS) is among the prestigious 1% of business schools with the triple crown of international accreditations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS and features 5 campuses across Europe and North Africa. In addition to fall & spring semester exchanges in Toulouse & Barcelona, RCB students are eligible to study for a summer at one or both campuses. You can find more info about the summer program by clicking on the Summer tab and by visiting the TBS Summer School website.

Areas of Study Include:

  • International Business
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Managerial Sciences


This progmram is eligible for the Gilman Scholarship
Undergraduate & graduate students of the Robinson College of Business are eligible to participate in the 3-6 week TBS Summer School program and earn 6-12 credit hours of 4000/8000 level business electives including the following subjects: Innovation & Entrepreneurship, International Business, Finance, Marketing, Managerial Sciences (see program options below). Students who submit their application by the GSU Application Deadline indicated below will receive consideration for any available exchange slots for summer. If no exchange spots are available, participants will enroll directly with TBS and will be responsible for the program fee associated with their program of choice, but will not be responsible for tuition & fees at GSU. All participants are responsible for their own travel & living expenses during the program. For more information, visit the TBS Summer School website.

Summer Program Details & Dates


Program Option Dates GSU Application Deadlines Credit Hours
Toulouse only June 11 - July 1, 2020 February 15, 2020 Up to 6 credits
Barcelona only July 6 - 24, 2020 February 15, 2020 Up to 6 credits
Toulouse & Barcelona June 11 - July 24, 2020 February 15, 2020 Up to 12 credits
Toulouse & Ljubljana June 11 - July 24, 2020 February 15, 2020 Up to 12 credits
Previous Courses Offerings


TBS Course Name GSU Course Equivalency
Strategic Marketing: Luxury Marketing & Branding Trends in France and Europe MK 4099 Marketing Elective
Fashion & Luxury Goods MK 4099 Marketing Elective
Cross-Cultural Management + Leadership in International Business IB 4099 International Business Elective
Corporate Finance MBA 8135 Corporate Finance
Managing Innovation, A European Approach MBA 8125 Digital Innovation
*Summer 2020 course information & equivalencies coming soon
Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate RCB students in Good Academic Standing
  • Enrolling full-time during the exchange term
  • Participants with language fluency may opt to take courses taught in French

International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at (404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Course Registration & Equivalencies

Participants must register for the equivalent of at least 12 credit hours at Toulouse Business School. In addition to registering for courses at the partner university, participants will also register for INEX placeholder courses here at GSU. Upon successful completion of the semester, students will receive transfer credit at GSU, of which, up to 9 hours of 3000/4000 credit earned at another institution as part of an official Georgia State University exchange program may be counted toward the academic residency requirement. Applicants will work with the Program Director during the application process to review projected course offerings and established RCB course equivalencies to ensure that courses transfer back to GSU successfully. More information about registering at your host university will be provided upon acceptance to the program.

Previous fall & spring course offerings include:

TBS Course Name GSU Course Equivalency
Understanding the French Culture & Business Environment IB 4099 International Business Elective
Financial Analysis FI 3030 Corporation Finance
Electronic Business CIS 2010 Introduction to Information Systems
Human Resource Management MGS 4300 Managing Human Resources
Business Negotiation MGS 4430 Negotiation
Marketing Research MK 4200 Marketing Research
Managing Creation, Innovation & Design MK 4099 Marketing Elective
*For more information regarding established course equivalencies, please schedule an appointment with the Program Director
Estimated Expenses for a Semester Exchange at Toulouse Business School

Item Cost
GSU Tuition & Fees $4,643.24 - $5,538.00 (12-15 credit hours)
Housing & Utilities €635/month
Meals €300/month
Public Transportation €10/month
Miscellaneous €150 €/month
International Insurance $180/semester
International Airfare $1200 - $1400
Student Visa €99
Passport $145
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not available in time to use for your initial payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship.

Students who:

  • Meet the eligibility requirements
  • Are accepted into a program
  • Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline

will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.
Students participating in GSU-sponsored programs must complete a Health Clearance upon acceptance to their program. Please print this page to take with you to your appointment. Prior to departure, Study Abroad Programs will enroll students in international insurance for the duration of their study abroad, the cost of which is included in the program fee. The U.S. State Department's website provides important international travel information about health, safety & security.

Required Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for this program. Please consult the CDC's travel page and discuss any recommended vaccinations with your physician.
Study Abroad Advising

Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website.

Location

Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
International Center
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 413-2529
mystudyabroad@gsu.edu